Sons of Apollo to release new album, ‘MMXX,’ on Jan. 17, tour to start Jan. 24

Sons of Apollo—former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force)—will release their second studio album, "MMXX" (pronounced: 20/20) on Jan. 17, 2020, via InsideOutMusic/Sony. Produced by Portnoy and Sherinian, "MMXX" will... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Jeff Scott Soto of Sons of Apollo

The word “supergroup” is overused in the music business, but it’s awfully hard not to spit it out immediately when describing Sons of Apollo. Mike Portnoy on drums, Derek Sherinian on keyboards, Billy Sheehan on bass, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto on vocals—what other word comes to mind? Released in October 2017,... Continue Reading →

Sons of Apollo release ‘Alive’ video, add more U.S. tour dates

Sons of Apollo—former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force)—have released the Vicente Cordero-directed video today for “Alive” from their debut album, Psychotic Symphony. In touring news, the band launched its first-ever world tour last week in Tampa,... Continue Reading →

Sons of Apollo announce first U.S. tour dates

Sons of Apollo—consisting of former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force)—will hit the road in 2018 for their first-ever worldwide tour, kicking off Feb. 3 in Tampa, Florida, as... Continue Reading →

Sons of Apollo launch debut track ‘Signs of the Time’

Last week saw the announcement of Sons of Apollo, the new band featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force). Their debut album, "Psychotic Symphony," is due for release... Continue Reading →

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